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6 Wedding Tips for Parents of the Happy Couple

Reflective Bride | Posted 09.17.2014 | Weddings
Reflective Bride

Planning a wedding, though wonderful and romantic, can be a very straining process and there are some small things you as a parent can do to make things a little bit easier on the bride and groom.

5 Tips for Blending Families With Children at Second Weddings

Sandy Malone | Posted 09.17.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You're not just getting married and perhaps gaining some new children in the process or bringing a new spouse into your life -- your children are gaining a whole new family through your marriage. Making them feel like they're part of the decision-making process is a great way to start things off on the right foot.

Breathtaking Wedding Photos Will Make You Want To Visit Iceland ASAP

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings

When it comes to weddings, sometimes less is more. No one knows that better than Ohio couple Sarah and Josh, who decided to forgo a big wedding in...

There Are Two Different Kinds of Brides and Grooms: 5 Tips for Striking a Happy Medium

Sandy Malone | Posted 09.13.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

How can you achieve a happy medium between being selfish and overly generous when you're making your wedding plans? Follow these five guidelines when you're planning your wedding.

Why 'Everything In Moderation' Should Be Your Wedding Mantra

Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings

By Kim Forrest for WeddingWire Yes, your wedding is your day to shine -– you’re the center of attention and you probably want every detail to b...

Have a $50,000 Wedding on a $3,000 Budget: 8 Great Secrets to a Hip and Affordable Wedding

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weddings
Shannah L. Compton

Does the sound of a "budget" wedding make you cringe? For me, it conjures up images of dollies, chocolate covered almonds, bubbles, and food that should be used as doorstops instead of being consumed by humans.

How to Throw a Drama-Free Bridal Shower

GalTime | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weddings

Being chosen as a bridesmaid is a real honor, but the pressure to throw your newly-hitched BFF, sister, cousin or special person in your life a memorable bridal shower can be the source of a lot of stress.

Activities to Bring Your Destination Wedding Guests Together

Amy Hubbard | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weddings
Amy Hubbard

To help make the most of your wedding weekend, here are some of our favorite ideas and activities to bring your wedding guests together and kick start the celebration.

When Your Wedding Doesn't Go as Planned

Judith Johnson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weddings
Judith Johnson

While you might not be able to control the weather or Uncle Charlie's drinking problem, you do get to choose how to react to whatever the day presents to you.

How To Throw The Ultimate Boho Desert Wedding

Leila Lewis | Posted 09.06.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Succulents, neutrals and an awesome desert setting! It's the perfect design for a laid back, fun gathering and you'll look amazing in all that flowey fabric and boho headbands.

Pre-Wedding Jitters: An Internal Warning Sign to Run

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings
Fiona Finn

In my opinion if you find yourself facing any of these problems, run -- don't walk -- to the nearest border of your city, state and/or country!

How To Write Wedding Vows Your Spouse Will Absolutely Love | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for When it comes to your wedding vows, keep this in mind: your vows are about you and your spouse-to-be, and they only n...

These Subtle Details Will Turn Your Wedding Into An All-American Affair | Posted 06.30.2015 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Summer is the perfect time to break out a little red, white, and blue -- at a wedding or just a backyard barbecue! We...

3 Things I Know Now That I Wish I Knew While Wedding Planning

Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings
Alexandra Rosario Kelly

Everything about our wedding was perfect to me. It was a beautiful, magical day -- and I never, ever, ever want to do it again.

7 Ways To Make Your Wedding Ceremony Anything But Boring

Anne Naylor | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

As a celebrant, I many times hear from guests how often the weddings they attend are dull. Perfunctory at best. Boring at worst. And yet this is arguably the most important landmark in the life of a couple. Today, we seek experience over words, which may in themselves have little meaning.

If Daenerys Targaryen And Jon Snow Got Hitched, It Would Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.01.2014 | Weddings

For some "Game of Thrones" fanatics, the thought of Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow getting married is a pipe dream found only in wild fan theories --...

9 Things That Can (And Will) Go Wrong On Your Wedding Day

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Weddings

Even the most meticulously planned weddings are not immune to last-minute disasters. We were reminded of that on Monday, when one Redditor posed t...

10 Things To Know Before Saying 'Yes' To The Dress

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 08.31.2014 | Weddings
Zoey Gulmi

Since your gown will be the true centerpiece of the day, it's only fitting that choosing a dress will require some planning and close attention to detail. With that in mind, here are 10 dress shopping tips for brides looking to find "the one."

How to Finance Your Wedding and Crowdfund Your Honeymoon

Kristen Ley | Posted 08.31.2014 | Weddings
Kristen Ley

The cost of saying "I do" is on the rise, reaching an all-time high of almost $30 thousand. Findings from The Knot's 2013 survey indicated that couples spent an average of $29,858 on their wedding - up five percent from 2012.

6 Obvious Differences in Planning Gay and Lesbian Destination Weddings

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.31.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

There are some things that were learning experiences for me as I planned and executed a lot of same-sex wedding in the last 24 months and I'm sharing them with all of you.

Craigslist Ad For A 'Professional Bridesmaid' Is A Must-See

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Weddings

As every female on the planet within marrying age knows, being a bridesmaid is a lot of work. So why not turn it into a part-time gig? One 26-year...

These 'Naked' Wedding Cakes Are The Perfect Summer Confection | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weddings

By Rachel W. Miller for Want to get naked on your wedding day? No, we’re not talking about a dress that shows a lot of skin... naked wed...

8 Stolen Wedding Kisses That'll Make You Weak In The Knees | Posted 06.29.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for A planned kiss between newlyweds has a certain amount of magic, but the kisses stolen when no one (but the photograph...

These Wedding Vow Confessions Will Make You Laugh & Cry For All The Wrong Reasons

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Weddings

Wedding vows give brides and grooms the chance to express what's in their heart of hearts. But sometimes those beautifully crafted sentences come from...

Big Wedding, Big Problems?

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 08.27.2014 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

My mother thinks I'm crazy. So much, that she can't stand when I talk to my newly-engaged sister, for fear that I am "negatively influencing her." And all I did was get married.